Jun 23, 2017 | Events, News and Media
UN Public Service Day: Since 2003, the UN has recognized June 23 as a day to remember, acknowledge, and support those who participate in public service at all levels. At Bernie’s Book Bank, we appreciate all those who work in the public service sector, especially our city’s wonderful teachers! Our mission at Bernie’s is to […]
Jun 2, 2017 | Literacy Leaders
Today is Norton Juster’s 88th birthday! His first, and arguably most famous book, “The Phantom Tollbooth” was published in 1961.“The Phantom Tollbooth” won the George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books Award and continues to be treasured by children and adults alike today. Juster once said, “I think kids slowly begin to realize that what […]
Oct 18, 2016 | News and Media
Check out this link to view Bernie’s Book Bank’s appearance on the 9 o’clock news!
Aug 4, 2016 | News and Media
Visit this link to see Windy City Live’s full coverage of Bernie’s Book Bank!
Jan 12, 2016 | News and Media
Check out the Chicago Tribune to learn more about our new location!
Dec 29, 2015 | News and Media
Thank you to the HP Hockey Team for running a wonderful book drive for the holidays!
Dec 5, 2015 | News and Media
Bernie’s Book Bank is moving! The new location will be seven times larger than the old one and will accommodate up to 125 volunteers at a time. Read more here!
Dec 1, 2015 | News and Media
Here at Bernie’s Book Bank we value efficiency because we believe that our cause is urgent. Read the Chicago Tribunes story about Bernie’s model here!
Nov 25, 2015 | Literacy, News and Media
Thank you to the Chicago Tribune for mentioning Bernie’s along with our peer organizations as places to donate books this season! See the full article here. For information on how to set up your own book drive this holiday season, visit the “Organize a Book Drive” page here. Books are a wonderful holiday gift for […]